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I worked in the public sector years. Now I work for

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I worked in the public sector for many years. Now I work for the state of Louisiana. I have heard that I will not draw my full social security and full state of Louisiana benefits. Can you tell me how this works.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  lev-tax replied 2 years ago.
The Windfall Elimination Provision may affect how we calculate your retirement or disability benefit. If you work for an employer who does not withhold Social Security taxes from your salary, such as a government agency or an employer in another country, any pension you get from that work may reduce your Social Security benefits.
Expert:  lev-tax replied 2 years ago.
Look at our WEP chart to see how WEP affects Social Security benefits. our WEP Online Calculator or download our Detailed Calculator to see how your benefit may be reduced by WEP.
Expert:  lev-tax replied 2 years ago.
Let me know if you need any clarification this matter.